Archive for the ‘Indonesia’ Category
With no rain over the weekend, the sun even starting to peek out behind the clouds, and the night sky over Jakarta even showing a bright moon, Jakartans heaved a sigh of relief having passed three days of almost non-stop heavy torrential rains with strong winds from Wednesday on through Friday night last week.
Despite difficult global economic conditions, Indonesia looks forward to welcoming between 8.5 million to 9 million tourists in 2013, Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, asserted. This is a significant increase of between 7%-12.5% from the 8 million international arrivals in 2012.
Taking the theme, â€śStep to the New Era of Pacific Regional Economy,â€ť Sail Morotai is anticipated to not only put Morotai back on the tourist map, but moreover improve the economy of the region and its population.Â This yearâ€™s Sail Indonesia regatta, which will take place from June through September 2012, will highlight the island of [...]
The biggest jazz festival yet in its 8 years history, and one of the largest in the world, the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2012, is about to take on the Metropolitan capital of Indonesia by storm, drawing crowds not only from the city but also from throughout the archipelago and neighboring Malaysia and Singapore. [...]
Following an earthquake that was felt in Bali, Indonesia, at 10:55 local time today, and which was followed by an aftershock in the afternoon, Bali Hotels Association (BHA) would like to issue the following information.
KU DE TA remains the benchmark for stylish celebration as Bali’s 2011 high season comes to an end.ď»ż As the waves rolled in, the party rolled on at KU DE TA during this yearâ€™s high season in beautiful Bali. In its eleventh year at the pinnacle of the islandâ€™s luxury music, party and dining scene, [...]
A Concert for the Komodo Dragon Rallies Worldwide Support for Preservation Takes Place in Bali Indonesia on July 30, 2011
On Saturday night, starting from 1800 hours on July 30, 2011, Bali’s famous Kuta Beach will throb with the beats of a special concert dedicated to Komodo, the living legend of Flores. The concert is an important part of the â€śKomodo: The Real Wonder of the Worldâ€ť campaign that was launched on July 1 at [...]
Popular Hollywood Actor, Richard Gere, will visit Borobudur, Indonesiaâ€™s imposing 9th century Buddhist monument in Central Java, from June 25-27 this month. Himself a devout Buddhist, Richard Gere will be accompanied by his wife, Carey Lowell, and son, Homer James Jigme.
Indonesia to build first ecotourism village in the world – Ecotourism village will be located near Prambanan Temple
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia – Habitat for Humanity Indonesia today announced it is partnering with Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) to create Habitatâ€™s first eco-tourism village of more than 420 homes and guest accommodations near some of Indonesiaâ€™s most picturesque ancient temples. The development will take place in the village of Soran, located near the famous Prambanan [...]
Nine Australian surfers who were in the Mentawai seas when the 7.2 RS earthquake hit the region on Monday, 25 October at 21.40 hrs (West Indonesia Time), – were found to be safe, said the Head of the Regional Disaster Mitigation Center of West Sumatra, Hermansyah.